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Media Release: Disability Standards Reform a Step in the Right Direction, Further Action Needed

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is calling for people with disability to be recognised as equal partners in determining reforms flowing from the Disability Royal Commission and NDIS Review. The call comes in the wake of today’s release of the Federal Government’s Progress Update in response to the Disability Royal Commission’s final report.

Federal Government must fix gaping hole in the Disability Discrimination Act

People with disability have been dealt a blow, with the Federal Government refusing to fix a significant problem with the law that stops discrimination in employment, education, transport and more. ‘We are deeply disappointed that the Federal Attorney-General has ruled…

Cuts to transport funding opposed by national disability groups

30 November 2016 National disability groups are calling on Federal Senators to block a Bill that will reduce transport support for people with disability. The Social Services Legislation Amendment (Transition Mobility Allowance to the National Disability Insurance Scheme) Bill 2016,…